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Exclusive: Republicans Request Info on ‘Tremendous’ Boost to EPA to Carry Out Biden Climate Agenda

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) and Rep. Buddy Carter (R-Ga.) have announced that House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) and Rep. Buddy Carter (R-Ga.) will support the Environmental Protection Agency to implement President Joe Biden’s climate change policies. (EPA) requested detailed information on its plans.

In a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan obtained by Breitbart News, McMorris Rodgers and Carter wrote that the EPA is “under the Inflation Control Act and Infrastructure Management Act. “We are managing and prioritizing the significant increase in resources we have received.” Investment and employment law. ”

Both Republican senators noted that the EPA announced it would hire 1,977 new employees in 2023 by the end of 2023, representing a 12.4% increase from the agency’s current headcount of 15,937.

Leader of the House Energy and Commerce Committee want Things to know:

  • Total number of employees working at EPA’s headquarters. A breakdown of the total number of full-time equivalent (FTE) employees at each level of the General Schedule (GS) pay scale and a breakdown of the number of contractors paid with EPA funds, and how these numbers have changed since January 2021. Please include what has changed.
  • Total number of employees working in each EPA regional office. Including a breakdown of his total number of FTE employees at each level of the GS pay scale, as well as a breakdown of contractors being paid with EPA funds, and how these numbers have changed since his January 2021 please.
  • Total number of FTE employees and contractors paid with EPA funds employed in each of the following departments: Office of the Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, and Chief Financial Officer. Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights, Office of General Counsel, Office of Inspector General, Office of International and Tribal Affairs, Office of Land and Emergency Management, Office of Mission Support, Office of Research and Development, and Water Authority. A breakdown of the total number of employees at each level of the GS pay scale for various offices and a breakdown of the total number of contractors being paid with EPA funds, and how these numbers have changed since his January 2021 Please include what you did.

Despite their names, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Inflation Control Act both include large carve-outs to promote green industries.

Similarly, the $700 billion Inflation Reduction Act would spend hundreds of billions of dollars on climate change.

Sean Moran is a policy reporter at Breitbart News. Follow him on Twitter @SeanMoran3.

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